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In order to be active citizens who are equipped to declare Christian truth and demonstrate Christ’s compassion to society we need to make sure we are informed!

You’ll find here all the latest news and information on the areas we work in.  This is updated constantly so be sure to check in regularly for news stories, blogs, press releases and further reflection.

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Peer and former Paralympian: RCP consultation on assisted suicide is ‘a travesty’

23rd Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

Baroness Grey-Thompson spoke out against the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) decision to move to a neutral position on assisted suicide before launching a consultation, warning that it was a ‘travesty of a consultation and… it risks bringing the co

Care in Northern Ireland team with a billboard

Tim Martin: All human beings are fearfully and wonderfully made

23rd Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

Tim Martin, Director of CARE in NI, speaks to Paul Hammond at UCB on the new campaign that CARE in NI have launched that celebrates the value of all human life.

Bookies follow Ladbrokes lead to slash FOBTs stake in NI

23rd Jan 2019
James Mildred

Paddy Power, William Hill and Coral will slash the maximum stake on highly addictive Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) in Northern Ireland, according to recent correspondence between a Belfast Councillor and the Association of British Bookmakers.

Woman looking to her right

BBC investigation highlights trafficking victims getting ‘stuck in limbo’ waiting for assessment

22nd Jan 2019
Louise Gleich

A BBC Radio 4 investigation has highlighted the long delays facing many victims of modern slavery and human trafficking as they wait for government officials to confirm their status.

voyeurs or makers

Moaning About or Making a Good Society?

21st Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

Everyone’s bodies jerk in tandem, ducking and swerving as the train transports hundreds of people at a time.

Fresh blow for Named Person scheme

18th Jan 2019
James Mildred

The Scottish Government’s much criticised named person scheme has been dealt a fresh blow after an independent panel set up to provide a Code of Practice on information sharing admitted it was struggling to do so.